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Does electricity flick your switch?

With a qualification in electrotechnology from CIT, you'll be set for life.

Electrical apprentices can pursue the best of both worlds - learn while you earn as an apprentice with access to all the latest skills, knowledge and training techniques, and the perfect pathway to an in-demand career. With qualifications available to set you up in careers in domestic wiring, air-conditioning and refrigeration through to large scale commercial installation CIT has an electrical course for you. You could even eventually start your own business.

Our courses in electrotechnology are industry-applauded and delivered by teachers with expert knowledge, helping you to further your career, upgrade your skills or get your career started.

LocationCIT FyshwickView Map
Duration4 year Apprenticeship & 2 year Traineeship
CostApprenticeship = $1980.00 & Traineeship = $430.00


Resources required

Personal protective equipment:

  • safety glasses - students must wear these at all times in the workshop, or any eye hazard area as specified by the teacher
  • protective footwear - covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip shoes to AS2210
  • hand protection – long leather gloves to AS2161
  • hair protection - long hair (i.e. hair below collar length) must be restrained (hat, headband, or hair tie)
  • industrial type clothing (100% cotton drill)
  • white cotton gloves (testing procedures – stage 2,3 and 4)

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes.

Materials list:

  • pen
  • pencil
  • coloured pencils
  • sharpener
  • eraser
  • notebook
  • 300mm ruler
  • 30 / 60 / 45 and 180 degree set square
  • compass
  • calculator (trig functions, scientific non- programmable type)